How do I edit my Profile?

Profiles need to be enabled at the account level before they can be used at the course level. If you would like to use it, admins, please contact your Customer Success Manager and instructors, contact your Canvas Admin.

If you want to view a video about personal settings, you can watch Settings - Personal Settings and Profile Picture (Video).

Open Profile

Open Profile

Click your user name to open your profile.

Edit Profile Picture

Edit Profile Picture

To upload a profile picture, click the placeholder profile picture icon. Learn more about how to upload a profile picture.

Note: If you do not see a placeholder picture, your institution has not enabled this feature.

Edit Profile

Click the Edit Profile button.

Edit Name and Title

Edit Name and Title

Type your name in the name field [1]. Type your title in the title field [2].

Edit Ways to Contact Me

Edit Ways to Contact Me

Click on the checkbox underneath the web service to indicate how you wish to be contacted via that service. Click on the Manage Registered Services link to add additional services. Click here to learn how to add additional web services. There are various ways to be contacted:

  1. Speech Bubble Icon: Contact user through Canvas Conversations.
  2. Facebook Icon: Contact user through Facebook.
  3. Twitter Icon: Contact user through Twitter.
  4. Google Accounts Icon: Contact user through Google Accounts.
  5. Skype Icon: Contact user through Skype

Edit Bio

Edit Bio

Type your biography in the bio field. Here you can add hobbies, interesting facts, and facts about yourself.

Edit Links

Enter the title of the link in the title field [1]. Type the URL in the URL field [2]. Click the X button to delete the link [3]. Click the Add another link button to add another link [4].

Note: You can put links to your personal websites, like blogs, resumes, portfolios, etc., here.

Save Profile

Save Profile

Click the Save Profile button.

View Updated Profile

View Updated Profile

View the newly created profile.

How Do Others See My Profile?

How Do Others See My Profile?

Other users will be able to find your profile by clicking on your name anytime they see it.

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